As was the case last year with Johnny Manziel, the Manning Award went to the same player who'd won the Heisman Trophy.
Winston passed for 4,057 yards and 40 touchdowns as a freshman this season while leading Florida State to a national championship.
Winston completed 20 of 35 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions in FSU's 34-31 BCS title game victory over Auburn on Monday night.
Winston led a drive in the last 79 seconds in the title game, completing 6 of 7 passes for 77 yards, including his 2-yard touchdown pass Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left. The Manning Award is presented by the Sugar Bowl.
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